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On The Track Lodge

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Nydia Bay, Pelorus Sound | Havelock, Havelock 7150, New Zealand
On The Track Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Tasmania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I looked at many places in the Sounds before opting for the Lodge, and are we glad I did. Boat trips in and out gave us a good look at Pelorus Sound and Nydia Bay in both afternoon and morning light, with stops at isolated jetties on both legs. The iconic carrot cake welcome - excellent standard of travel in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With my parents flying over from the UK for 3 weeks, I was keen to show them the best of NZ. But we also wanted to find a few spots off the beaten track for us all to enjoy a new experience. I'm so glad we chose Nydia and On The Track Lodge, and even more relieved we treated ourselves... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolute, utter bliss! From the minute Tom, Duncan and Norma greet you with carrot cake and a pot of tea, you feel at home as they are the perfect hosts. Exceptionally comfortable beds, spotlessly clean toilets and shower facilities, breath taking views and delicious home prepared meals - there is simply not a single bad thing to say about On... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister took me as a treat to On the Track lodge while walking the Nydia Track. After a lovely walk we were greeted with freshly made, delicious, carrot cake and a pot of tea. The hot tub was soon fired up, and we were able to soak away to the sound of bird song and waves lapping the shore.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

On The Track Lodge was perfect, fantastic hosts, fantastic food, and beautiful location. The walk in was a 5 hour hike through beautiful native bush, don't let the walk put you off though as a water taxi trip would also offer stunning scenery. The accommodation was excellent, lovely linen, a choice of cute quirky rooms, even a luxury tent which... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Tom, Norma and Duncan would have to be the most hospitable and friendly hosts you could hope for and will ensure that your stay at this secluded picturesque Bay is one to remember. The lodge itself is full of home comforts not least of all the comfy beds and stunning food! It is sometimes hard to write a positive glowing... More 

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We walked the Nydia track last month and can't say enough good things about On the Track Lodge. The hospitality from Tom, Norma and Duncan was 200% - amazing. To arrive at the lodge after 4 - 5 hours walking this lovely track in the sounds, and be greeted with a real coffee and home-made carrot cake was just too... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Carrot cake and cup of tea started our warm and friendly welcome from Tom and Norma. Through the whole stay their hospitality was quite outstanding, with the attention to all the small details that made our visit so enjoyable. They have developed wonderful accommodation in a most beautiful natural setting. Having selected their heat and eat option, with minimal preparation... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The lodge is on the shores of Nydia Bay, on the Nydia Bay Track. You can get their by boat but if you like to tramp and then spend a night in a beautful spotwith great accomadation and the friendliest owners you could meet, this is the place for you. Great accomaodation and food to boot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What can beat this: after a day of walking on the Nydia Track you find a place close to paradise: On The Track Lodge. Out of breath some water and a delicious tea were presented by host Tom and that in itself makes a stay here a wonderful experience. A lovely meal (DIY) finished the day. We slept in the... More 

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